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Trainee Program - Trading & Commercial Track (m/f/d)

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Date: 30-Sep-2021

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany

Company: Uniper



Do you want to be part of #unipersnextgeneration and shape the energy world of tomorrow with us?



What awaits you?

As a Graduate in the Trainee Program, you have the opportunity to get to know different divisions and to gain valuable experience. The 18- / 24-month program based in Germany, with a combination of pre-defined and flexible stations, also gives you the opportunity to gain international experience and work in various business units. The program offers an in-depth insight into our business and enables you to explore and develop your competencies. You will have the chance to bring-in and enhance your social and collaborative skills. You will get personal mentoring and a buddy from day one to ensure you have the best possible foundation for the next step in your career at Uniper.



What will you do?

•    You will develop a deep understanding of Uniper's business, its value drivers and corporate environment
•    You will learn from experts from many different fields, bring in your own ideas and work on your own projects in collaboration with various stakeholders
•    You will develop your technical, operational and interpersonal skills
•    During the program, you will get to know various fields across Uniper's key commercial areas (e.g. Trading / Asset Optimization / Market Analytics / Global Origination / Sales etc.)
•    You will also have the opportunity to take over commercial responsibility at an early stage in order to grow fast, develop your entrepreneurial skills and the ability to cope with rapid change



What should you bring along?

•    A successfully completed degree focusing on engineering, economics, business administration, mathematics, computer science or similar 
•    Relevant internships and/or working student placements 
•    Understanding of global energy markets
•    Intercultural experience is crucial, experience abroad is a plus
•    Strong analytical, entrepreneurial, and numerical skills and approach are essential
•    Advanced level of IT related capabilities e.g. programming skills (VBA, R, Python, etc.), handling large amounts of complex data, databases etc. desired to help driving forward Uniper's commercial areas' digitalization journey
•    Superior interpersonal communication skills with strong team player skillset as well as good ability to work independently and under time pressure
•    Fluent in written and spoken English, knowledge of other languages advantageous




For more information on our Trainee Program, please check our home page:


For further questions, please contact:
Henriette Dobler / Laura Johanns


Please note that applications by email cannot be considered for data protection reasons.



Job information

Contract type: Trainee (fixed-term) 
Working Hours:     Full time 
Start Date: 01/04/2022
Deadline: 01/11/2021




Uniper is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from appropriately qualified and suitable candidates regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, worldview, sexual identity or family status. We promote diversity, equality and flexible working.